Review: could Losartan cause Withdrawal syndrome?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 20, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 12,818 people who take Losartan. Among them, 10 have Withdrawal syndrome. See who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes from 13,748 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, weakness, dizziness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) (latest reports from 52,942 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, acupuncture and pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 11,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 10 people (0.09%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Losartan when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||80.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||22.22%||55.56% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (3 people, 30.00%)
- Blood pressure abnormal (3 people, 30.00%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 20.00%)
- Sleep disorder therapy (2 people, 20.00%)
- Blood cholesterol abnormal (2 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (9 people, 90.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 30.00%)
- Simvastatin (3 people, 30.00%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 30.00%)
- Atenolol (3 people, 30.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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